Head Start Programs Missouri Head Start EAST MISSOURI ACTION AGENCY, INC

EAST MISSOURI ACTION AGENCY, INC, a Head Start Program of Park Hills, MO

Address
403 Parkway Drive
Park Hills MO 63601-0358
Contact Phone
(573) 454-2200
Details
Head Start offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of communities in rural Missouri. There are nine Head Start centers, offering part-day and full-day services, one home-based and a combination program. Over 700 children annually participate in Head Start in the eight counties EMAA serves.
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Who is Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.

Families are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
OPTIONS: 1. Go by your local Head Start site or Community Services office. Fill out an application. 2. Call a Head Start site. Request that someone come by your home to fill out an application. 3. Mail in the first page of the "ENROLL Your Child in HEAD START" form. Save the second page. **PARENTS NEED TO HAVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: 1. Child’s birth certificate or hospital record 2. Proof of income:· Last year’s income tax return · Current SSI printout from Social Security office· Social Security Disability 1099 form or printout from Social Security office for all members of the family· Current TANF printout from Family Support Division· If you do not have the above, a letter from all employers stating gr
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